George Washington 1776 As a Lieutenant in the colonial army, Monroe crossed the Delaware River with Washington.
1776 As a Lieutenant in the colonial army, Monroe crossed the Delaware River with Washington.
1790 Monroe was elected to U.S. Senate
1794 Washington appointed Monroe as a mister to France.
1803 Monroe helped negotiate the Louisiana Purchase.
1811 Madison appointed Monroe Secretary of State.
1816 Monroe was elected President.
1818 General Andrew Jackson invaded Spanish Florida and U.S. and Great Briton agreed to joint control of the Oregon Territory.
1819 Economic depression struck the nation.
1820 Missouri Compromise was passed.
1823 The Monroe Doctrine is announced.
1830 Elizabeth Monroe died.
1831 James Monroe died.
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